Petrol, Diesel Retail Price Hike for September

[Daily News] MOTORISTS will have to pay more for fuel this month as energy and water regulator increased retail prices for petrol and diesel due to rise of world oil market prices.

[Daily News] MOTORISTS will have to pay more for fuel this month as energy and water regulator increased retail prices for petrol and diesel due to rise of world oil market prices.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Dead Dogs, Old Food – Rubbish Piles Up in Marikana

[GroundUp] Trash has been piling up for years in Marikana informal settlement in Philippi, but the City of Cape Town says rubbish collection services cannot be provided.

[GroundUp] Trash has been piling up for years in Marikana informal settlement in Philippi, but the City of Cape Town says rubbish collection services cannot be provided.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Parliament Grills Transnet On Gupta Links

[GroundUp] On Tuesday, Transnet officials came under fire in Parliament at a meeting of the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry. They faced a barrage of questions about connections to the Gupta-linked Tequesta Group.

[GroundUp] On Tuesday, Transnet officials came under fire in Parliament at a meeting of the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry. They faced a barrage of questions about connections to the Gupta-linked Tequesta Group.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

North West Health Commemorates African Traditional Medicine Week, 8 Sept

[Govt of SA] Traditional Health Practitioners from all four corners of the Bokone Bophirima Province will on Friday, 08 September 2017 converge in Bosplaas near Hammanskraal to commemorate African Traditional Medicine week.

[Govt of SA] Traditional Health Practitioners from all four corners of the Bokone Bophirima Province will on Friday, 08 September 2017 converge in Bosplaas near Hammanskraal to commemorate African Traditional Medicine week.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

IGP Orders Arrest of Catholic Priest Killers

[Guardian] The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the Imo State Commissioner of Police, Chris Ezike, to arrest the killers of Rev Fr Cyriacus Onunkwo of the Orlu Catholic diocese.

[Guardian] The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the Imo State Commissioner of Police, Chris Ezike, to arrest the killers of Rev Fr Cyriacus Onunkwo of the Orlu Catholic diocese.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Unveiling Nigeria’s Top 50 Brands

[Guardian] At its yearly event, which held in Ikeja, Lagos, last Thursdays, Top 50 Brands Nigeria unveiled the top 50 brands for the year 2017. These are brands that have been able to weather the economic storms to deliver on their promises to Nigerian…

[Guardian] At its yearly event, which held in Ikeja, Lagos, last Thursdays, Top 50 Brands Nigeria unveiled the top 50 brands for the year 2017. These are brands that have been able to weather the economic storms to deliver on their promises to Nigerian consumers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

APC Begins Campaign for Buhari’s Second Term in Ebonyi

[This Day] The Ebonyi State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday in Abakaliki held a rally to celebrate President Muhammadu Buhari’s return from medical vacation, as well as drum support for his second term in 2019.

[This Day] The Ebonyi State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday in Abakaliki held a rally to celebrate President Muhammadu Buhari's return from medical vacation, as well as drum support for his second term in 2019.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Western Cape to Toughen Alcohol Controls

[GroundUp] The six billion rand generated by the Western Cape alcohol industry is a paltry sum, not worth it when compared to the billions in lost revenue, and the deaths, violence and brain-damaged children that are a result of alcohol.

[GroundUp] The six billion rand generated by the Western Cape alcohol industry is a paltry sum, not worth it when compared to the billions in lost revenue, and the deaths, violence and brain-damaged children that are a result of alcohol.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Experts Fault Proposed Field Trial of Genetically Modified Cassava

[Guardian] Abuja -Experts have condemned an alleged move by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, (IITA) and Zurich, Switzerland-based ETHZ Laboratories to carry out confined field trial of genetically modified cassava in Nigeria.

[Guardian] Abuja -Experts have condemned an alleged move by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, (IITA) and Zurich, Switzerland-based ETHZ Laboratories to carry out confined field trial of genetically modified cassava in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tax Expert Olanike Disu Dies 24 Hours After Birthday

[Vanguard] The sudden death in Lagos of Olanike Disu, a tax expert and a former director at the Lagos Internal Revenue Service continues to provoke consternation in social media.

[Vanguard] The sudden death in Lagos of Olanike Disu, a tax expert and a former director at the Lagos Internal Revenue Service continues to provoke consternation in social media.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria